New is what I needed.
Confidence is what I lacked.
A door opened in my work that, while wonderful and exciting, would be way over my head to accomplish. Without even a single prayer, I headed to my office to write an email simply saying, No.
Then I stopped.
What if this was God? Could it be? Would God ask me to do something that was beyond my normal strength?
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I have found in my life that, yes, God does in fact create plans that are more than I can handle. He does place me in situations beyond my ability so that He is the one to get the glory, not me.
I know we have been taught, “God will not give you more than you can handle.” Honestly, I have scoured the Bible. Read through it several times, in fact, and I have yet to find that verse.
It simply is not true.
Here’s what is true:
“May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus.” Romans 15:5
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